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Tobacco in Australia 

A comprehensive review of the major issues in smoking and health in Australia, compiled by the Cancer Council Victoria. Production of editions 2 to 4 of this publication was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. Ongoing updating is also being funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care, with contributions from Cancer Councils in all states and territories, Quit, NSW Health, ACT Health, ACOSH, and the Heart Foundation. 

This work has been produced with the objective of bringing about a reduction in death and disease caused by tobacco use. Much of it has been derived from other published sources and these should be quoted where appropriate. The text may be freely reproduced and figures and graphs (except where reproduced from other sources) may be used, giving appropriate acknowledgement to Cancer Council Victoria.

Editors and authors of this work have tried to ensure that the text is free from errors or inconsistencies. However in a resource of this size it is probable that some irregularities remain. Please notify Cancer Council Victoria if you become aware of matters in the text that require correction.

Suggested citation

Greenhalgh, EM, Scollo, MM and Winstanley, MH. Tobacco in Australia: Facts and issues. Melbourne: Cancer Council Victoria; 2024. Available from www.TobaccoInAustralia.org.au

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<Author(s) of relevant chapter section>, <Name of chapter section> in Greenhalgh, EM, Scollo, MM and Winstanley, MH [editors]. Tobacco in Australia: Facts and issues. Melbourne: Cancer Council Victoria; <Date last updated>. Available from <url of relevant chapter or section>

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  • Section 18.14 International regulatory overview, updated June 2024
  • Section 18.15 Position of Australian and international public health groups on e-cigarettes, health, and options for regulation, updated June 2024
  • Section 18.7 Effects of e-cigarette use on smoking, updated June 2024
  • InDepth 11B Licensing of tobacco sellers, updated June 2024
  • Section 18.13 Legal status in Australia, updated July 2024
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated June 2024
  • Section 18.11 Cessation interventions to help people quit vaping, updated May 2024
  • Section 13.2 Tobacco taxes in Australia, updated May 2024
  • Section 13.3 The price of tobacco products in Australia, updated May 2024
  • Chapter 19 The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, updated May 2024
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated May 2024
  • Section 2.3 Self-reported measures of tobacco consumption, updated May 2024
  • Section 18.6.2 Health effects of e-cigarette use during adolescence, updated May 2024
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated April 2024
  • Section 18.3 Prevalence of e-cigarette use, updated April 2024
  • Figure A1.6 Daily smoking prevalence among Australians aged 14+ years against major tobacco control events, 1991 to 2022–23, updated April 2024
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated March 2024
  • Section 18.9 Influences on the uptake of e-cigarettes, updated March 2024
  • Section A1.16 Public perceptions of tobacco as a drug, and public opinion regarding tobacco control policies, updated March 2024
  • Section 18.3 Prevalence of e-cigarette use, updated March 2024
  • Section 3.18 Other conditions with possible links to smoking, updated February 2024
  • Section 3.17 Inflammatory conditions and autoimmune disease, updated February 2024
  • Section 12.6 Additives and flavourings in tobacco products, updated October 2023
  • Section 13.7 Avoidance and evasion of taxes on tobacco products, updated March 2024
  • Section 10A.7 Mechanisms of influence—political lobbying, updated March 2024
  • Section 1.13 Smoking by Australian states and territories, updated March 2024
  • Section 18.13 Legal status in Australia, updated March 2024
  • Section 1.3 Prevalence of smoking—adults, updated February 2024
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated February 2024
  • Section 2.5 Industry sales figures as estimates for consumption, updated February 2024
  • Section 10A7 Mechanisms of influence—political lobbying, updated February 2024
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated January 2024
  • Section 9A.4 People experiencing homelessness, updated January 2024
  • Section 10.7 Market share and brand share in Australia, updated January 2024
  • Section 1.6 Prevalence of smoking—teenagers, updated December 2023
  • Section 18.3 Prevalence of e-cigarette use, updated December 2023
  • Chapter 13 The pricing and taxation of tobacco products in Australia, updated December 2023
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated December 2023
  • Table 11B.2. Detailed summary of positive tobacco licensing schemes across Australia, updated December 2023
  • Section 9.A.5 People experiencing incarceration, updated December 2023
  • Section 18.6.4 E-cigarette use and possible cancer risk, updated December 2023
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated November 2023
  • Section 3.4 Lung cancer, updated November 2023
  • Chapter 19 The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, updated November 2023
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated October 2023
  • Section 11B Licensing of tobacco sellers, updated October 2023
  • Section 12.7 Menthol, updated October 2023
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated September 2023
  • Section 18.4 Safety risks and abuse potential of e-cigarettes, updated September 2023
  • Section 13.6 Revenue from tobacco taxes in Australia, updated September 2023
  • Section 13.2 Tobacco taxes in Australia, updated September 2023
  • Section 3.27 Health effects of smoking tobacco in other forms, updated September 2023
  • Section 18.1 E-cigarette products and the e-cigarette market, updated September 2023
  • Section 7.8 How can relapse be prevented?, updated September 2023
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated August 2023
  • Section 7.16 Pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation, updated August 2023
  • Section 18.5 Chemicals in e-liquids and e-cigarette aerosols, updated August 2023
  • Section 8.3 Prevalence of tobacco use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, updated May 2023
  • Section 8.6 Smoking cessation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, updated May 2023
  • Section 8.7 Morbidity and mortality caused by smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, updated March 2023
  • Section 8.13 Policies for advancing tobacco control programs among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, updated May 2023
  • Section 8.15 The role of health workers and community organisations, updated April 2023
  • Section 7.11 Smoking cessation and pregnancy, updated July 2023
  • Section 1.3 Prevalence of smoking—adults, updated June 2023
  • Section 12D Reduced fire risk (RFR) cigarettes, updated June 2023
  • Tobacco in Australia: Facts & Issues EndNote library of chapters and sections citations, updated June 2023
  • Earlier updates